Woman's wool coat, densely embroidered with brightly-colored wool yarns in pattern inspired by Central Asian textiles. Trimmed with mink cuffs and collar, lined with silk
Until 2008, Cherie Federau, Rockwood, Ontario Canada; 2008, sold by Shrimpton Couture (owner Cherie Federau) to MFA (October 22, 2008).
Textile Income Purchase Fund, Textile Curator’s Fund, Alice J. Morse Fund and partial gift of Shrimpton Corporation
English, about 1969
- Designed by Thea Porter, English (born in Jerusalem), 1927–2000
Center back: 152.4 cm (60 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool embroidered with wool yarn, trimmed with mink; lined with silk satin